Previews

Motown’s in town

Motown’s in town

Motown musical does much more than sing the hits:

Big of voice and oh so slick in presentation, the West End production of Motown the Musical – which is now on UK tour and hitting the Playhouse for a three week run – was everything I had expected.

November 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Gang Show Time!

It’s Gang Show Time!

The Gang is back at the King’s:

The Christmas lights might be busting out all over, but here at Æ, we don’t really believe that the Christmas season starts until the Edinburgh Gang Show hits the stage of the King’s.

November 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Almodovar on stage

Almodovar on stage

Scottish premiere of Almodovar adaptation:

When All About My Mother opens at the Assembly Roxy this week, it will be the culmination of a decade-long mission from director Ross Hope to bring the stage adaptation to Scotland.

November 19, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Bringing the Mearns to the Stage

Bringing the Mearns to the Stage

New adaptation of Scotland’s favourite book for Leitheatre:

The week that marks the centenary of the end of the 1914-18 war seems a most appropriate one for Leitheatre to bring a new adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song to the stage.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Remembers

Edinburgh Remembers

Theatres stand up to remember the Armistice:

As the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War approaches on Sunday 11 November 2018, a number of plays and performances in Edinburgh are marking the event.

November 5, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Best Boot Forward

Best Boot Forward

These Kinky Boots are for everyone says star Callum Francis:

When the mega hit musical Kinky Boots was announced as the Edinburgh Playhouse’s Christmas show, there were murmurings of discontent on social media that it was suitable neither for the season nor for a family audience.

September 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Much ado about Sicily

Much ado about Sicily

EU Shakespeare Soc’s take on Much Ado About Nothing

The Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company is taking on Much Ado About Nothing for its first foray into the Fringe, with a six night run at theSpace @ Niddry Street.

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Midnight conspiracy

Midnight conspiracy

RFT stage Scottish Premiere of Wannsee play:

It was the midnight of the twentieth century, the day in 1942 when 15 Nazi bureaucrats met in the Wannsee suburb of Berlin to coordinate the “Final Solution to the Jewish Problem” – murder on an industrial scale.

July 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
The hour of inspiration

The hour of inspiration

First look at The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other
Closing out the Lyceum’s current season, Austrian playwright Peter Handke’s The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other has over 450 characters but no words.

June 1, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Teddy’s coming home

Teddy’s coming home

Leitheatre stage Pinter’s The Homecoming:

Leitheatre is returning to the Studio at the Festival Theatre this week, with four performances of Harold Pinter’s morally ambiguous and darkly humorous The Homecoming, from Wednesday 16 May 2018.

May 15, 2018 | By | Reply More